The Apache News Round-up: week ending 27 September 2021

We’re closing September with another great week. Here are the latest updates on the Apache
community’s activities:

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws.
 – Next Board Meeting: 20 October 2021. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ –
the ASF’s official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow’s
Technology Today since 1998.
 – Our 2021 events are complete: thanks to all speakers, sponsors, participants, and planners for their great turnout!
 – Presentations for ApacheCon Asia are available on the ASF YouTube channel. ApacheCon@Home presentations will be posted shortly.

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 100.00%. Performance checks across 50
different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data
centers around the world. View the Apache Infrastructure Uptime site to see the most recent averages.

Apache Code Snapshot 
Over the past week, 328 Apache Committers changed 7,398,124 lines of
code over 2,924 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Harikrishna Patnala, Gary Gregory, Andy Seaborne, Daniel Gruno, and Mark Thomas.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data —
 – Apache Druid 0.22.0 released
   — CVE-2021-36749: The HTTP inputSource allows authenticated users to read data from other sources than intended

Cloud Computing —
 – Apache Kafka 3.0.0 released
   — CVE-2021-38153: Timing Attack Vulnerability for Apache Kafka Connect and Clients

Data Management Platform —
 – Apache Ignite 2.11.0 released

 – Apache NetBeans 12.5 released

Messaging —
 – Apache Pulsar 2.8.1 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that LinkedIn’s 10,000-node cluster for Big Data analytics and machine learning workloads is considered the world’s largest Apache Hadoop implementation?

 – Did you know that Yelp’s new search engine, Nrtsearch, is powered by Apache Lucene?

 – Did you know that the Ignite Summit Cloud Edition CFP closes on 15 October?

Apache Community Notices

– Watch “Trillions and Trillions Served“, the documentary on the ASF 1) full feature [49 min] 2) “Apache Everywhere” [6 min] 3) “Why Apache” [2.5 min] 4) “Apache Innovation” [40 min] 

 – ASF Annual Report: FY2021 — Press release and Report (PDF)

 – The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success 

 – Foundation Reports and Statements

 – Presentations from ApacheCon Asia are available on YouTube

 – “Success at Apache” focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF “just works.” 

 – Inside Infra: the new interview series with members of the ASF infrastructure team –meet 
    Chris Thistlethwaite
    Drew Foulks
    Greg Stein Part I
      …Part II and Part III
    Daniel Gruno Part I and Part II
    Gavin McDonald Part I and Part II
    Andrew Wetmore Part I and Part II
    Chris Lambertus Part I  and Part II

 – Follow the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter and The ASF page LinkedIn

 – Follow the Apache Community on Facebook and Twitter

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